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    China's Uighur conundrum

    John Gittings
    08 July 2009
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    Honduras: Term limits apply when governments benefit people

    Saul Landau, Nelson P. Valdes
    23 July 2009
    Article
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    Confessions of Cassandra

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    20 July 2009
    Article
    The change of technological cycles, exhaustion of resources and market saturation, class struggle and even growing grassroots wariness of propaganda will lead to change, even it is only short-term.
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    Honduras: The futility of the coup

    Atilio Boron
    02 July 2009
    Article
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    Hondurans Call Out for Help from the International Community

    Medea Benjamin
    02 July 2009
    Article

    Our emergency international delegation to Honduras, organized from the United States by CODEPINK, Global Exchange and Non-Violence International, began its fact-finding mission in the wake of the June 28 coup that overthrew President Manuel Zelaya.

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    No Consensus on the Washington Consensus

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    10 July 2009
    Article
    Today, just as faith in deregulated markets has evaporated in the nightmare on Wall Street, so too is the long reign of market fundamentalism ending in the development arena.
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    Histories of the Present: Giovanni Arrighi, the Longue Duree of Geohistorical Capitalism, and the Current Crisis

    Tom Reifer
    08 July 2009
    Article
    The range and scope of Giovanni Arrighi’s intellectual work – and in particular his ability to provide analysis rooted in a long-term geohistorical context - is truly an astonishing achievement,while his generosity of spirit towards his intellectual interlocutors had few equals.
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    U.N. General Assembly president urges rich countries to better address the economic crisis

    02 July 2009
    Article

    Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, the elected president of the United Nations General Assembly, d'Escoto has touched a raw nerve among the world's most powerful nations.

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    1st Communique from the Popular Resistance Front

    Popular Resistance Front
    02 July 2009
    Article
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    Wishful Thinking Won’t Solve the Crisis

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    23 July 2009
    Article
    The more the authorities refuse to change the system, preferring stop-gap measures, the more they will be caught in a downward spiral and the more they will lose control of their policies — and the economy as well.
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    Democracy-promotion: doctrine vs dialogue

    Mariano Aguirre
    16 July 2009
    Article
    George W Bush made democracy-support a central theme of his presidency. Barack Obama, by contrast, has downplayed it. Yet the latter's approach may achieve more effective results.
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    International Mission in Honduras receives denunciations of grave human rights abuses

    28 July 2009
    Article
    International Mission reports a medical emergency of more than 1,000 people trapped by military checkpoints and condemns the assassination of Pedro Magdiel Martinez Salvador.
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    Statement of support with the social movements of Honduras in response to the Military Coup

    Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ)
    04 July 2009
    Article
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    The implications of ‘the global crisis’ for the Southern African Development Community

    Dot Keet
    13 July 2009
    Article
    What is fundamental for Southern African to overcome the underlying structural crisis are democratic, inclusive and accountable participatory developmental states firmly orientated to serve the needs of their counties and peoples, their environments …. and the planetary eco-system.
  18. Food Wars

    Walden Bello, Mara Baviera
    08 July 2009
    Article

    In 2006–08, food shortages became a global reality, with the prices of commodities spiraling beyond the reach of vast numbers of people. International agencies were caught flatfooted, with the World Food Program warning that its rapidly diminishing food stocks might not be able to deal with the emergency.

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    Report from the international mission for solidarity, accompaniment, and observation in Honduras

    Thomas Walgren
    29 July 2009
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    An international mission for solidarity, accompaniment, and  observation in Honduras arrived in Tegucigalpa on Monday 27th  July and reports that "heavy censorship, suspension of the freedom of movement and gathering and the lack of credibility of the information provided by the de facto government and authorities controlled by it contribute to creating a situation of tension and fear."
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    UPA’s early drift

    Praful Bidwai
    16 July 2009
    Article
    The government has not made a break with conservative and neoliberal policies despite the election’s message and its own promises.

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